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Nutrition Specialist – International Medical Corps (IMC) Vacancy Announcement

Nutrition Specialist – International Medical Corps (IMC) Vacancy Announcement, November 10 2023



Organization: International Medical Corps (IMC)

Position: Nutrition Specialist

Location: East Hararghe, Oromia

Employment: Full time

Deadline: November 13, 2023






Job Description


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ü   Focal point for government and partners to represent in meetings and workshops in discussion with line manager

ü  Prepare detail work plan, procurement plan and budget spending plan at the beginning of the program for nutrition and health programs.

ü  Update procurement plans and revise budget pipelines regularly and on monthly basis

ü  Follow up and support the implementation of other grants and activities in the area conducted by International Medical corps

ü  Ensure that the planned activities are implemented according to the work plan within the planned budget and with good quality as per the national and international Medical Corps standards.

ü  Organize and facilitate zonal level trainings, workshops and other meetings and support the woreda staff for the woreda level training, workshop, and meeting facilitation.

ü  Ensure planned activities including trainings are implemented as per the national guidelines and standards

ü  Ensure the malnutrition management and prevention activities such as SAM management support, the linkage of SAM management with MAM management, IYCF behavioral change activities including Care Group and are implemented as per the plan and based on the standards

ü  Participate in public health and nutrition project proposal preparation.

ü  Compile and shared project bi-weekly report for line program manager on time

ü  Complied and send monthly as well us quarterly progress and statistics report and other needed updates for concerned body regularly and as needed on time.

ü  Provide monthly program update for MANTF and ENCU meetings on time and as needed

ü  Conducted supportive supervision and provided on job training on the gap identified.

ü   Facilitated monitoring visit with zonal and woreda officials and share the report for line Program manager.

ü  Facilitated and accompany the final government evaluation.

ü  Strengthen health delivery system to improve malnutrition and disease prevention and control services.

ü  Coordinate and undertake the nutrition and primary health monitoring surveys and health facility audit assessments.

ü  Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.



Job Requirements


ü  Master’s degree in Nutrition, Nursing or Public health from recognized learning institution plus 5 years of experience in related field

ü  Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, public health/Nursing or related field of study with 7 years of experience in related field

ü  Experience on managing emergency Health and Nutrition intervention, particularly CMAM, IYCF projects

ü  Experience of facilitation of training review meetings and workshops.

ü  Experience on budget and manpower management and Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft applications

ü  Proficiency in written and spoken English

ü  Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines and develop good team spirit and support staff.

ü  Training on CMAM, IYCF. Ensure that IMC’s food security program and approach is in line with policies and strategies of the Government of Ethiopia’s as well

ü  Knowledge of the local language of the respective areas



Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.


It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.


How to Apply


Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV by clearly stating the position and location that you are applying for through on or before Nov 13,2023

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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